Briefs : Douglas for Franklin & Romancing the Stone series, Guardians 3 pic, Friday Night Lights

And a whole lot more!

Michael Douglas is rumored to be playing Benjamin Franklin in new historical series “The Grand Master: Franklin In Paris” for Apple TV+ and showrunner Kirk Ellis. [More…]


Speaking of Douglas, the always in-demand actor might also be involved in a new “Romancing the Stone” project at Disney+, reprising his Jack Colton role in his senior years. [More…]


The next incarnation of “Friday Night Lights” will be set “in Del Rio, Texas on a border town that takes place in 2015 and hope to be making that the beginning of next year… [the film] will lead us into a new series that takes place in a more recent time…like now, today, and we’re excited about it”, says producer Brian Grazer. [More...]


Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum will star in an untitled original pitch from George Nolfi, focusing on three former special forces team members who jump back into the fray alongside their Afghan counterparts, to rescue families and allies left behind amid the rapid fall of Afghanistan last August. [More…]


The fourth “John Wick” film is rumored to be titled “John Wick 4 : Hagakure”; a title inspired by the 17th century texts on the samurai by clerk Yamamoto Tsunetomo [More...]


A first look photo at franchise newbie Will Poulter and the cast of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3”, as it begins filming, has been released. [More…]


A “Star Wars : Old Republic” movie directed by “Eternals” helmer Chloe Zhao? Could happen, says one source. [More…]


Kim Cattrall will play the recurring role of “a martini-soaked, high society southern debutant with trailer park roots” in Peacock’s “Queer as Folk” revival.


The cast of a live-action “Monster High” TV movie, which begins lensing this month in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and is slated to premiere in 2022 on Nickelodeon, has been released :

Monster High (working title) stars Miia Harris (Just Beyond) as Clawdeen Wolf; Ceci Balagot (Dispatches from Elsewhere) as Frankie Stein; Nayah Damasen (Grey’s Anatomy) as Draculaura; Case Walker (The Other Two) as Deuce Gorgon; Kyle Selig (“Mean Girls” on Broadway) as Mr. Komos; Marci T. House (Day of the Dead) as Headmistress Bloodgood; Scotch Ellis Loring (Firehouse Dog) as Clawdeen’s dad, Apollo; Steve Valentine (Mom) as Draculaura’s dad, Dracula; Jy Prishkulnik (Just Beyond) as Cleo de Nile; Lina Lecompte (Death Pursuit) as Lagoona Blue; Justin Derickson (When the Streetlights Go On) as Heath Burns; Lilah Fitzgerald (Honey Girls) as Ghoulia; and Nasiv Sall (Descendants 2) as Abbey Bominable. Additional fan-favorite characters from the Monster High universe will also be seen throughout the TV movie.


The trailer for new horror film “Hurt”, available in theaters and to rent and own on North American digital HD internet, cable, and satellite platforms through Gravitas Ventures on December 10, has been released. Directed by Sonny Mallhi and written by Solomon Gray and Sonny Mallhi, the pic stars Emily Van Raay and Andrew Creer.


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